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Alfred John Fox

Family Memorial stone, Linwood Cemetery (photo Sarndra Lees January 2010) - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Family Memorial stone, Linwood Cemetery (photo Sarndra Lees January 2010) - Image has All Rights Res …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred John AWMM
  • Surname
    Fox AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2415 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 July 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Hanover Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Fox (father), 7 Hanover Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2415 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      175 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Rosetta E. Fox, of 7 Hanmer Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 13 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 20 December 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 7 April 1916.
    Found guilty, Havre, 21 April 1916, of being absent without leave: forfeited 1 day's pay under Royal Warrant.
    Admitted to 11th General Hospital, 1 June 1916; transferred to 9th Stationary Hospital, 3 June 1916 (not yet diagnosed: slight); discharged to No 10 Convalescent Camp, 28 June 1916; attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 2 July 1916.
    Admitted to 18th General Hospital, Camieres, 15 July 1918; discharged to Base Details, 28 July 1916.
    Marched out to Divisional Artillery, 20 September 1916; posed to 13th Battery, 21 September 1916.
    Killed in action, 14 October 1916.

    Parents: John and Rosetta E. Fox, 7 Hanmer Street, Linwood, Christchurch AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    14 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM VIII. H. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Family grave memorial, Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

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